Accounting Career

 

Accounting Education

Considering Online Options in Accounting Education

The accounting profession is currently flourishing. It is basically a career path that will offer you a high earning potential that keeps growing yearly. There is always a need for an accountant in absolutely every single company around the world and since new companies open every single day, it is easy to see why there will always be a need to have accountants. The rewards are truly inviting so a lot of people are thinking of this career choice. Just like with every other career, it is important to have a proper accounting education in order to end up with your qualification that you desire and there are always accounting education requirements that need to be met. The good news is that accountant education requirements are not that difficult to meet and you basically just need to qualify for the college that you want to go to. By simply looking at the requirements you will see that the differences are not high.

Traditional Accounting Education 

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Posted by ACCA Smith - August 10, 2012 at 4:11 am

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Accounting Scholarships

Nowadays you have quite a lot of possible degrees that you can choose from when you attend college and that choice is difficult for some people. In the event that you do not know what to choose, it is always a possibility to take the general courses until you decide which career path to take. Although choosing a good accounting degree is easy, locating financial aid is a little difficult. There are many accounting scholarships that you can be entitled to but most people do not even think about getting one because of the bad belief that an accounting scholarship is tough to obtain.

Can I get an Accounting Scholarships?

The truth is that most people do not even consider scholarships for their accounting education due to a bad belief that not many are available and only those with incredibly good background will receive them. This is not actually the case. The accounting scholarships are offered to encourage all students to enter this industry and to help them afford their studies. You can also be entitled for special accounting scholarships for undergraduates or for those that already attend classes but have great Read More >>

 

 

Posted by ACCA Smith - July 18, 2012 at 3:59 am

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How To Become a CPA

It is highly recommended for accountants or accounting graduates to know how to become a CPA. CPA stands for “Certified Public Accountant” and this qualification proves that you are able to work for a variety of businesses and that you are vetted as an accountant who knows what they are doing as you are licensed by the state. While your accounting degree does tell most people that you are knowledgeable, what a CPA license tells employers is that you are competent. There is a difference between understanding what is contained in the pages of books and knowing how to translate that information into practical uses. Becoming a CPA opens up even more career opportunities for you and expands your potential accounting job range.

Requirements to Become a CPA 

While each state varies the requirements slightly, the overall path is similar. You need a bachelor’s degree. While it does not have to be specifically in accounting, it is helpful if it is as you need 24 semester units in Read More >>

 

 

Posted by ACCA Smith - June 23, 2012 at 12:58 am

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Accounting Internships

Finding Accounting Internships

Finding an accounting internship is one of the best ways to build your resume even before you complete college. Not only does this give you practical work experience but it also gives you the opportunity to network so that you can see what types of accounting jobs are out there when you are done with school. In an increasingly competitive job market, it is important to use all the resources at your disposal to attempt to get the job you want once you are out in the real world. By getting to know people before you are submitting applications you can ensure you future job placement when you are done with your degree in accounting.

Paid Accounting Internships

Accounting internships come in all shapes and sizes. The paid jobs are probably a bit more difficult to find, but can make for a great summer job. You might even be able to parlay these types of positions into work during the semester as well. By securing such a position you are showcasing your ability to do the job, your willingness to work hard and developing your reputation. Often, such internships can be turned into Read More >>